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London Eye: The best and worst cancer waits by ICB

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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New chair for trusts with £3bn joint turnover

Two of the NHS’s largest hospital trusts have appointed a new joint chair

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Revealed: The trusts where at least one in 20 suspected cancer patients have waited three months

More than 5 per cent of patients with suspected cancer have been waiting more than 104 days at 14 trusts, data leaked to HSJ reveals.

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Exclusive: Three-month cancer waits top 10,000

More than 10,000 people are waiting three months or longer following a referral for suspected cancer, internal NHS data seen by HSJ reveals.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Same chair everywhere

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Sorry, not sorry

The non-apology has arrived to squat on British public discourse like a particularly ugly and unwanted toad.

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Major shake-up of child cancer services ordered by NHS England

NHS England has finally ordered a major shake-up of paediatric cancer services in London after a long-running battle which saw national cancer director Cally Palmer accused of being ‘hugely conflicted’ because of her dual role as the chief executive of the trust at the centre of the storm.

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Revealed: The best and worst trusts to be a junior doctor

HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Specialist Service Redesign Initiative

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre and Royal Devon & Exeter NHSFT joined the NHSE/I Enhanced Supportive Care pilot in 2016, promoting earlier implementation of supportive/palliative care within cancer care to prevent and manage adverse effects of cancer and cancer treatment. Since 2019 our collaborative has analysed the most comprehensive ESC data available, ...

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Cancer Care Initiative of the Year

At the outset of the pandemic a new telephone service was established to proactively call cancer patients to check their wellbeing, offer holistic therapy, provide local information and support, refer to appropriate services or simply provide a listening ear and reduce isolation.

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation Award

The pharmacy department of a district general hospital worked with the multidisciplinary team in orthopaedics to reduce variation in medication use among elective hip and knee replacement patients. The project focused on the following points to optimise medication use:

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Neighbouring ICSs plan single hospital IT system

Five trusts across two integrated care systems are drawing up plans to roll out a single electronic patient record funded by the government’s flagship infrastructure project.

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NHSE director: It could take a year for cancer services to return to normal

NHS England’s cancer director has said it could take another year for the level of cancer treatments and diagnosis carried out to return to normal, after being impeded by covid-19.

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Waiting lists to grow until spring at beleaguered London acute

A London acute trust that has been hardest hit in each pandemic wave expects its waiting list to keep growing until spring.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The commanding heights

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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Exclusive: Taxpayers cash could be used to fill hole created by fall in NHS private work

Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.

Ben clover expert briefing

The mystery of the capital’s ‘high-volume’ treatment centres

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Deciding who is in charge

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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Cancer hubs ‘here to stay’ after ‘massive jump’ in long waiters

There has been a “massive jump up of [cancer] long waiters particularly in the area of surgery”, NHS England and Improvement’s national cancer director has said, with treatment hubs “critical” to trying to deal with the backlog.

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Trust lost £11m in private income due to covid

An NHS trust lost £11m in expected private income because of the covid-19 outbreak, it has revealed.